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About EcoPlan Australia

Ecoplan Australia consists of a core team of specialists and a diverse pool of casual employees. Our staff have a broad range of knowledge and experience, and strong backgrounds in applied ecological research. Our areas of expertise include koala and kangaroo research and management, wildlife monitoring, and specialist wildlife capture and handling skills.

Professional Associates

Ecoplan Australia staff collaborate with professional associates from a range of disciplines, particularly veterinarians. This enhances our capacity to provide a diverse set of specialist skills, and enables us to expand our team according to project requirements.


Ecoplan Australia staff are covered Australia-wide for Professional Indemnity Insurance and Public Liability Insurance and Work Cover. Our staff work within the Ecoplan Australia OH&S procedures and safe work methods to provide consistent and safe outcomes. Our staff are trained and experienced in four wheel driving and recovery, and first aid. Ecoplan Australia is equipped to work in rugged and remote locations for extended periods, and our staff have experience working in peri-urban, rural and remote areas. We have 4WD vehicles with appropriate safety equipment, including first aid kits, personal locator beacons.

Our Team Of Specialists:

  • Dr Emily Hynes

    Emily became the director of Ecoplan Australia in 2013. She is a skilled field ecologist with…

  • Bryan Walters

    Bryan was employed for 17 years with the Forest Commission, Victoria working in forest management, fire…

  • Dr John Hill

    John has a long professional career in land management. Over a period of 28 years, he…

  • Martin Taube

    Martin brings to the team his expertise in tree-climbing. He began climbing trees professionally in 1997,…

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